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There are 6 ways to get from Nashville to Charleston by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Charleston  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Charleston (CRW) BNA - CRW

$214 - $1,118

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Bus, train via Nashville, TN  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Indianapolis, IN 8255
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Charleston Amtrak Station Cardinal

$55 - $150

4 alternative options

Fly to Ashland, taxi  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Ashland (HTS) BNA - HTS
  2. Take a taxi from Ashland to Charleston

$272 - $902

Bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Columbus, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv 1093 / ...

$64 - $154

Bus, train  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Charleston Amtrak Station Cardinal

$83 - $189

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Charleston 390.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Charleston is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Charleston is to fly which costs $210 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Charleston, Wv via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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The distance between Nashville and Charleston is 323 miles. The road distance is 390.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 50 min and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Nashville to Charleston, including transfers.

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Nashville to Charleston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Nashville, Tn station.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Charleston is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs $210 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 14 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Nashville Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Nashville to Charleston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston, Wv station.

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Map of how to get from Nashville to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 322.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Charleston, WV, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Nashville to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to Charleston via Columbus, Oh in around 14 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Ashland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Nashville to Ashland via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Charleston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $360
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ashland to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Charleston is 1 h ahead of Nashville. It is currently 12:59 PM in Nashville and 1:59 PM in Charleston.

Yes, the driving distance between Nashville to Charleston is 391 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to drive from Nashville to Charleston.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Nashville Airport to Charleston Airport.

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Book your Nashville to Charleston bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Nashville Airport is to line 18 bus which takes 32 min and costs $2.

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